More Regulations and Legislation Features

  1. Upgrading DWTP Operations In Kansas With The QbD1200 TOC Analyzer
    7/26/2017

    For drinking water treatment plants (DWTPs), the EPA’s Disinfection Byproduct Rule (DBP) is a way of life. Unfortunately, for many facilities the equipment and operations haven’t evolved with the regulation mandates, leaving facilities in a tough spot. For a DWTP in Douglas County, KS, its challenges with accurate TOC measurement and testing, along with expensive calibrations and extended downtime with its prior TOC analyzer led it to trialing the Hach QbD1200 TOC Analyzer. Read the full case study to learn more.

  2. Determination Of Trihalomethanes (THMs), Trihaloacetic Acids (THAAs), And Other Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) In Drinking Water
    6/7/2013

    The determination of Disinfection By-Products (DBPs) has become extremely important to drinking water companies due to the newly imposed regulatory testing requirements by the EPA1.

  3. Monochloramine Monitoring – Reliable Analysis, Safer Drinking Water
    6/30/2015

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA), enacted in 1974, is the main federal law that ensures the quality of Americans' drinking water. Under SDWA, EPA sets standards for drinking water quality and oversees the states, localities, and water suppliers who implement those standards. The law was amended in 1986 & 1996 requiring many actions to protect drinking water and its sources.

  4. AMERICAN/Ferguson Partnership Is Key Part Of First Water System For Russia, Ohio
    5/31/2011

    Changes in Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations prompted the Village of Russia, Ohio, to put the question of whether to build a new water system in front of the voters. By AMERICAN - American Cast Iron Pipe Company

  5. Three Categories Of Sustainability
    5/1/2015

    Nearly 4.7 billion gallons of water were saved in 2013 alone through installation of Badger Meter water utility solutions.

  6. The Growth Of A Carbon Company
    10/30/2015

    Jacobi Carbons Inc., the largest worldwide manufacturer of coconut shell activated carbon, will be celebrating it’s 100th birthday in 2016.

  7. Efficacy Of Electrocoagulation Technology On Selenium-Contaminated Mine Effluent
    9/25/2017

    This paper helps to understand the efficacy of BakerCorp Electrocoagulation (EC) technology and treatment process in treating selenium-contaminated mine effluent. Two mine effluent samples were treated by Baker EC. Selenium constituent concentrations in both water samples were reduced significantly to below reporting qualification limits. Based on the results of the effluent samples, electrocoagulation is an effective treatment option for waste streams found to contain selenium.

  8. Hydro-Guard Advanced Flushing System Simplifies Operations, Increases Water Quality And Saves Treatment Expenses
    4/24/2014

    Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB), Birmingham, Alabama has consistently achieved the rating of the number five water system in the United States for water quality.  BWWB’s potable water distribution system (WDS) serves 600,000 people with a daily average use of 100 million gallons (378 million liters) of water, received from nearby lakes and rivers. The system includes 51 water storage tanks, nearly 4,000 miles (6,437 km) of pipe, over 13,000 fire hydrants and over 200,000 service connections.

  9. Endress+Hauser Presents Complete Instrumentation And Optimization Solutions
    7/2/2012

    Nick Camin of Endress+Hauser sits down with Water Online Radio to discuss how process instrumentation can save money, simplify processes, and make life easier for plant operators.

  10. Encore® 700 Chemical Feed Pumps Provide Reliable Service Over 20 Years In Santa Barbara
    7/30/2016
    The 37 million gallon per day William B. Cater Water Treatment plant serves City of Santa Barbara with the majority of its drinking water while also supplying treated water to the districts of Montecito Water, Carpinteria Valley Water, Goleta Water, and La Cumbre Water.